• Exploring Lake Titicaca and the Floating Islands Controversy

    Do the indigenous Uros people actually live on the floating islands or not?

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    Snorkeling the MesoAmerican Reef

    Snorkel the MesoAmerican Reef to see sharks, rays, turtles, eels, and colorful coral.

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    Peru Hopping from Lima to Cusco

    I managed to make the most of my two weeks in Peru by using the Peru Hop bus from Lima to Cusco with the “Full South” hop-on hop-off experience.

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    Where to Stay in Arequipa, Peru: Casa de Avila

    My time in Arequipa was fraught with bad choices, aside from one decision: to stay at Casa de Avila Arequipa. Bang for my buck and cozy as anything!

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    An Open Letter to Amy Schumer on Snatched

    Don’t see Snatched – it’s nothing but untrue stereotypes and typical American fear mongering. Amy Schumer should be ashamed of herself.

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    Parasailing with a Fear of Heights

    In Belize, yet another opportunity to challenge my fears appeared, specifically my fear of heights: parasailing.

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    The Expat Life: Pros & Cons of Expat Living

    What is the expat life REALLY like?

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    The BEST Snorkeling in Belize

    My bar for snorkeling was set pretty damn high after my experience in the Galapagos. But snorkeling in Belize blew every other snorkel site out of the water.

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    I Want to Be Hotel B in Barranco, Lima

    Hotel B is like that ridiculously on-point friend that somehow elevates your coolness quotient as well.

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    9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Quito, Ecuador

    My recent visit to Ecuador’s second city was tacked on before and after my Galapagos trip, and absolutely full of surprises

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